Young adult Books & Novels

Critically Acclaimed Books for Young Adult Book Readers


Reviews By Popular Critics & Publishers
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 4

City of Bones

This timely and inspiring book offers many insights into how to improve America’s mediocre school system.

NPR 4

Flowers in the Attic

...I adored her because she is like all girls around the age of 13: at turns sulky, giving, selfish, charming, nasty and heroic.

EXAMINER 4

Last Sacrifice

‘Last Sacrifice’ marks the sixth book in Richelle Mead’s ‘Vampire Academy’ series and the last book told primarily from Rose Hathaway’s perspective...if you are a fan of the ‘Vampire Academy’ series, ...

KIRKUS 5

The Magician's Nephew

To all who have followed the adventures in C.S. Lewis' marvelous land of Narnia, this is a treat as it goes back to "grandfather's day" and tells how first contacts with Narnia were made...C ...

KIRKUS 4

Mirage

With shootouts, knife fights and supertech spying, Cabrillo and company battle from the Aral Sea to the U.S...Above-average action from Cussler.

KIRKUS 4

Paper Towns

Lighter than Looking for Alaska (2005), deeper than An Abundance of Katherines (2006) and reminiscent of Gregory Galloway’s As Simple as Snow (2005)—a winning combination.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 5

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

If Harry grew up in the last book, here he becomes a man, learning the true impact of the last book's prophecy, and the importance of love as the antidote to fear.

KIRKUS 3

The Secret Garden

In this bad version of a bad idea, the richly developed classic novel has been squeezed into the picture-book format...the children’s figures seem pasted into the space, and the scenes lack warmth.

KIRKUS

Just Listen

Dessen’s characterizations are glib, each metaphor and major point made explicit. Not deep, but absorbing and enjoyable.

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Looking for Alaska

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The Truth About Forever

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An Abundance of Katherines

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